We should work toward renewables, keep fossil fuels
Letters to the Editor
Alexandra Ammonette’s letter of Jan. 9 calling for support of alternative energy sources and a carbon tax seems more an emotional plea that a logically consistent argument based on fact.
She begins with a false claim, “We know we can’t keep polluting our atmosphere with fossil fuels without causing a destabilized climate system.”
Sorry, but we don’t “know” that. Many of us speculate, theorize and give out opinions, but the science is not settled.
Based on that claim, she calls for bipartisan support to “stabilize it” (it being the climate). If we do not know that fossil f...